We are seeking a Program Director to spearhead and enhance our Community Health Services initiatives across our organization. In this role, you’ll drive strategic planning, program development, and technology implementation, all while overseeing the growth and development of our dedicated staff. Your expertise in program management and strong communication skills will shine as you collaborate with executive leadership, manage budgets, foster community partnerships, and ensure compliance with grant requirements. Your ability to navigate diverse populations, coupled with strategic thinking and leadership, will make an impact on our organization’s mission to provide exceptional health services to underserved communities.
This position is located in Yakima County, in central Washington State. We’re interested in all qualified applicants, including those who reside outside the Yakima Valley who are open to relocating. Relocation allowance is available.
What We Offer
- Salary $94,000 – $126,000 DOE with ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates (salary will be prorated if less than 1.0 FTE).
- 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine; profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, and more.
- Coaches, mentors and trains direct report staff. Provides continuous performance management and conducts employee performance evaluations. Addresses performance and/or behavior issues, clarifying expectations and providing feedback.
- Supports staff growth and development. Assesses the educational and experience needs of all levels of staff in collaboration with the individual. Encourages staff to seek educational opportunities incorporating job related training in addition to mandatory training.
- Participates in the recruitment and selection of staff. Provides orientation to outline job requirements and expectations, policies and procedures, and proper use of tools and equipment.
- Creates and maintains an inclusive work environment that respects diverse ideas, backgrounds and styles. Supports diversity through the selection, management, and retention of diverse employees. Creates, drives and maintains an employee engagement culture.
- Oversees and directs program operations including development of CHS sites and programs.
- Establishes and monitors annual budgets, production targets, and goals and priorities for CHS and Parents as Teachers programs.
- Partners with clinic administrators to promote CHS programs within clinic sites.
- Develops and administers program specific policies, procedures, practices and standards for program activities and ensures adherence with contractor/grantor policies and procedures.
- Responsible for submission of grant and contract requirements to grantors and ensures compliance with grantee or contractor requirements.
- Implements and monitors local, state, and federal grants and contracts and partners with the accounting department to ensure contract budgets are compliant.
- Prepares reports as required by contractors/grantors and management.
- Recommends and implements cost reduction and productivity measures. Assesses productivity and efficiency reports and makes recommendations for improvements.
- Evaluates CHS Programs audit reports and implements plans for meeting compliance standards.
- Fosters CHS partnerships with other departments for patient service integration.
- Ensures effective communication throughout the organization regarding CHS program components. Advises executive leadership and management regarding the programs, including complex program issues. Anticipates potential conflicts and recommends proactive solutions.
- Establishes and maintains networks and working relationships with external partners and associations and serves as program specialist for outside organizations and special interest groups.
- Directs prevention, public health, and education care models to address patient needs and ensures cultural relevancy and appropriateness of services to patients.
- Incorporates latest evidence-based research into program planning, community practices and protocols.
- Monitors public health trends and collaborates with corporate departments to identify funding opportunities for programs and services.
- Collaborates with the Planning and Development department to establish community health, identify new grant opportunities, and provide consultation with existing grant projects.
- Responds to patient complaints and suggestions.
- Participates on boards and advisory committees at local, state, and national levels.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and YVFWC requirements.
- Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Social Work, Public Health, Education or Business Administration or related field. Master’s Degree in Social Work, Business Administration, Public Health, Education or related field preferred.
- Experience: Five years of program management and supervisory experience.
- Professional Licenses/Certificates/Registration: If Bachelor of Science In Nursing (BSN), then current RN licenses for Oregon & Washington.
- Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Knowledge of available community organizations and programs. Knowledge of state and federal guidelines relating to social services. Knowledge of cultural differences and ability to work effectively with culturally diverse populations. Knowledge of high-level math. Effective presentation skills with groups of all sizes. Skills in problem-solving, strategic thinking, and sound judgement. Conflict resolution skills. Effective verbal, written and listening communication skills. Ability to create and implement strategy that aligns with organization goals. Ability to move seamlessly from strategy to tactics and effectively execute a plan. Ability to provide vision and leadership for the functional department and organization. Ability to effectively manage a department and a team. Ability to delegate responsibilities and motivate staff to complete tasks. Ability to work within time and budget restraints. Ability to effectively collaborate with medical professionals in a team framework. Ability to work in high-pressure situations. Proficiency with a variety of computer programs including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
We serve more than 197,000 patients across 28 medical clinics, 15 dental clinics, 11 pharmacies, and 49 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC’s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics
Working at YVFWC
Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.
At Farm Workers Clinic
- We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
- We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
- We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
- We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
- We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
- We will let joy in.
- We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.
Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment